US-based radio company Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI) is set to give a new face to the entertainment world. The provision of two high power satellites by Space Systems/Loral, LLC will give radio the more than 30.6 million subscribers across North America a different and enhanced feeling. The SXM-7 and SXM-8 which will be replacingXM-3 and XM-4 satellites will come into practical use in 2019 and 2020 respectively. President of SSL, John Celli says that North Americans can now access an unparalleled variety of audio entertainment.
It is not the first time that SSL is building satellites for SiriusXM. The two have enjoyed an extraordinary working relationship in the development of the world’s most advanced satellites with seven of them being launched in 2000. Hence the reason SSL has been selected again to provide reinforcement to SiriusXM.
About the next generation satellites
SXM-7 and SXM-8 are equipped with a large with a well spread out antenna reflector. Hence, they will not need the usage of some large dish-type antennas. They have continued reliability in terms of delivery of SiriusXM’s audio entertainment and data services. Bridget Neville, the vice president of satellite and global engineering and operations at SiriusXM says that they feel honored to collaborate with SSL. After all, it is a well known leading designer and manufacturer of dependable communications satellites.
The satellites which will produce more than 20kW of power will be operated in the S-band spectrum. They have a lifespan of 15 years or more. Neville is confident that the satellites’ technological capability will meet the subscriber’s growing demand.
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